Sunday December 05, 1976

US date format: 12/5/1976, UK date format: 5/12/1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 5, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Amy Acker and Xavier Garbajosa. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. The Pink Panther Strikes Again, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Brady Bunch Variety Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Indy 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Buffalo Bill's OJ Simpson rushes 203 yards.
  • The United Nations General Assembly adopts Pakistan's resolution on security of non-Nuclear States.

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Movies

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down, Burt Kwouk

Country: United States of America

The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

Directed by: Vladimir Bychkov

Starring: Viktoriya Novikova, Valentin Nikulin, Galina Artyomova, Yuri Senkevich

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born

Directed by: Frank Pierson

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey, Oliver Clark

Country: United States of America

The Cassandra Crossing

The Cassandra Crossing

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Martin Sheen, O.J. Simpson

Tracks

Tracks

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Taryn Power, Dean Stockwell, Topo Swope

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Sport Games on December 05, 1976

Sport Games on December 05, 1976


NFL

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 27 - 45
  • Chicago Bears - Seattle Seahawks : 34 - 7
  • Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 26 - 7
  • Detroit Lions - New York Giants : 10 - 24
  • Green Bay Packers - Minnesota Vikings : 9 - 20
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TV Series

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The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

The Emigrants

The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next December 05

If December 05, 1976 is your birthday you're 43 years, 9 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie

Sleeping Murder

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In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

Lovers And Tyrants by Francine du Plessix Gray

Lovers And Tyrants

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“A novel of extraordinary richness and power. Sensual, witty, vividly evocative in every sentence. A fine book which achieves the real texture of life so often absent from fiction, and as

The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski

The Right And The Power

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First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

Ordinary People by Judith Guest

Ordinary People

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The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 05, 1976?

On December 05, 1976 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 05, 1976?

On December 05, 1976 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 05, 1976?

On December 05, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 05, 1976?

On December 05, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 05, 1976?

On December 05, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 05, 1976?

On December 05, 1976 several famous people were born including, Amy Acker, Xavier Garbajosa, Sachiko Kokubu.

What was the number one song in December 05, 1976?

The number one song in the week of December 05, 1976 was Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart in US and Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy in UK.

What were the top hits on December 05, 1976?

The top hits on December 05, 1976 were Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart, The Rubberband Man by Spinners, Love So Right by Bee Gees in US and Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy, Mississippi by Pussycat, If You Leave Me Now by Chicago in UK.


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